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January 11, 2016

 

Drought

Agricultural Outlook At All-Time Low

Farmers have never felt so pessimistic about their industry, according to a confidence index.

December 24, 2015

 

After a decade of increasing prices, Indiana farmland values are expected to decline.

Headlines: December 24, 2015

After a decade of increasing prices, Indiana farmland values are expected to decline.

October 2, 2015

 

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Bartholomew County Introduces New CAFO Survey

Bartholomew County’s moratorium on CAFOs expired in August, but the issue of zoning has yet to be resolved.

August 12, 2015

 

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Feds Grant Flood Disaster Declaration For Farmers

Farmers in 88 counties will be able to request low-interest loans to make up for crop losses that occurred due to heavy rainfall.

June 30, 2015

 

Cover crops, like crimson clover, not only prevent erosion and improve nitrogen levels but can support pollinators in the area.

Preventive Planting Could Stop Further Damage For Farmers

In an effort to prevent long-term damage in unplanted fields, cover crops could be key for Indiana farmers.

June 9, 2015

 

Corn field

For Farmers, More Wet Weather Could Come At A Serious Cost

Economists have told grain farmers to expect, at best, to break even with a good yield, and harsh weather could diminish farmers' harvests.

February 8, 2014

 

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Farmers Taking Extra Precautions To Prevent Grain Bin Deaths

A Purdue researcher is advocating for increased regulation on grain farmers, but farmers themselves are largely opposed to more oversight.

July 13, 2013

 

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Invasive Palmer Amaranth Weed Found In 17 Counties

A rapidly spreading weed that originated in Northwest Indiana has now been found in 17 counties around the state, including in Clay County.

March 11, 2013

 

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Bill Could Impede Farm and Factory Whistleblowers

Opponents say the public relies on whistleblower activity to promote regulation.

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